Category Archives: Videos

Launch of new series on Facebook Live

Facebook Live By now you may have guessed that I love sharing what I do.  I had vowed at the start of 2017 I would produce more process videos to visually show you how you can become a more accomplished papercrafter.  But I kept getting bogged down trying to make my videos ‘perfect’.  It would… Read More »

A Handmade Christmas brought to you by Ann’s PaperWorks

Handmade Christmas gifts and cards This year I have all your Christmas needs under control, except, of course, the cooking and cleaning.  But you will not want to delay, or otherwise you will miss out as each of these events is quickly filling up.  Prepayment is only required for the Christmas Extravaganza. I also have a… Read More »

You will not believe what Stampin’ Up! has created – the Stamparatus

STAMPARATUS™ – THE BEST STAMP PLACEMENT TOOL ON THE MARKET Why do you need a Stamparatus? This amazing tool helps anyone get crisp, clean stamped images; plus, you can make multiple projects in minutes—with an accuracy and consistency that makes stamping easier than ever before.  This is a real game changer.  Even if you already have a stamp… Read More »

It is celebration time and you receive the gifts

Want to celebrate with me? Five years ago today I joined Stampin’ Up! as a demonstrator, a decision I have never regretted. At the time I had no experience in Stampin’ Up! products but certainly was an avid scrapbooker and crafter.  I chose Stampin’ Up! as a company to work with because of its quality products… Read More »

A Little Wild by Stampin’ Up!

A Little Wild – or perhaps very wild! I haven’t always been a cute stamp lover but for some unknown reason ‘ A Little Wild’ by Stampin’ Up! has won me over – completely.  Each of the images in the Stamp Set is adorable  – how can anyone resist that elephant, bear and lion?  Whilst… Read More »

Custom envelopes using Stampin’ Up!’s Envelope Punch Board

Custom Envelopes using the Envelope Punch Board I know that some of you avoid creating non-standard card sizes so that you don’t have ‘envelope issues’.  But with an Envelope Punch Board (EPB) you easily can create custom sized envelopes.  This is such a versatile tool and easy to use.  The instructions are included on the EPB. My… Read More »

My Favourite Stampin’ Up! Products from the New Catalogue

How to find your way around the new catalogue A couple of days ago I introduced you to the new 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue.  You probably guessed that I love it and the feedback from my customers already has all been overwhelmingly positive as well.  Today I am going reveal my favourite Stampin’ Up! products. Before… Read More »

Stunning new products – At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up!

At Home with You Bundle by Stampin’ Up! for the Global Stampers challenge Hi everyone!  It is that time of the month when Global Stampers get together to create projects from around the world to inspire you.  The challenge for this month was ‘anything goes’ from the new catalogue.    I will post the other global… Read More »

I am so excited – the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is here

2017-18 Annual Stampin’ Up! Catalogue has finally arrived Woohoo! It seems as if this day has been coming forever – the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue is here.   I first fell in love with the new catalogue two months ago when I saw it at OnStage.  As a demonstrator, I have been able to place a… Read More »

Handmade thank you card tutorial Part 2

Thank you card tutorial The story behind this special card is included in the previous post.  As the card features a number of different techniques, I thought a quick tutorial would help out.  This card is probably not suitable for beginner stampers, but it is a fun card to create if you are a more experienced.… Read More »

Beautiful You Coaster Tile VideoTutorial

Beautiful You Coaster Tile steals the show Afternoon everyone.  Things are pretty busy around here at the moment as I get ready for the release of the new annual catalogue on 1 June. One of the products that carried over from the Occasions Catalogue was a favourite, and it seems, one of your favourites as… Read More »

Sneak Peek of my 2017-18 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue pre-order

Share my excitement to the release of the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue! I have finally received my order from Stampin’ Up! and it contains all my new goodies from the new (yet to be released) Stampin’ Up! catalogue.  I can’t wait to play with my new things and hopefully I find the time this weekend.  One of… Read More »

Mini Accordion Album with video (Part 2)

Eastern Palace Suite Mini Accordion Album Video As you probably guessed from yesterday’s post, this is one of my favourite projects ever.  It came together easy which surprised me. These gorgeous colours make my heart sing.  I wouldn’t usually select this colour combination of Gold Foil, Dapper Denim, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide (Very… Read More »

May Global Stampers Challenge – Mini Accordion Album Part 1

Cute Accordion Mini Album featuring Eastern Palace Suite I am really excited to bring this project to you today as part of the May Global Stampers Challenge.  This month’s challenge was to feature the early release May exclusive Eastern Palace Bundles (Premier Bundle for the  avid crafter and Starter Bundle for the beginner crafter) in the… Read More »

Onstage Stampin Up 2016 Brisbane Swaps

OnStage Stampin’ Up! is over for another year Sadly, OnStage is over for another year.  I just remembered that I have yet to post my swaps.  Swaps are an important of OnStage and also are part of the Stampin’ Up! culture.  So why do we do swaps?  It is the opportunity to meet other demonstrators,… Read More »